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Test-Taking Vocabulary - Flocabulary

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This educational rap song teaches 15 test-taking vocabulary words found on high-stakes tests, including: describe, identify, explain, infer, develop, evaluate, compare and contrast.

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We love this fun flipped rap video for kids to learn high stakes test taking vocabulary!

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Susan Liner Fisher's curator insight, April 2, 2014 11:29 AM

I love this fun flipped way to help kids master the vocabulary words commonly seen in high stakes tests

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We love this fun flipped rap video for students to learn the vocabulary often seen on high stakes tests!

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Twitter As "Assessment For Learning"

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Right now, we have a wonderful teacher candidate, Yakira Smeltzer, in our class. As her  placement continues, we've had some good discussions on assessment and evaluation. I think that it's so...
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STEM Education Article: Student's Video Production as Formative Assessment. (arXiv:1311.5272v1 [physics.ed-ph])

STEM Education Article: Student's Video Production as Formative Assessment. (arXiv:1311.5272v1 [physics.ed-ph]) | Assessment101 | Scoop.it
via physics.ed-ph updates on arXiv.org (STEM Education Article: Student's Video Production as Formative Assessment.
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wwwatanabe: Instructional Practices with Huge Impact

wwwatanabe: Instructional Practices with Huge Impact | Assessment101 | Scoop.it
Excellent post on formative #assessment: Instructional Practices with Huge Impact http://t.co/cdYFtbxd #edchat #elemchat #data #k12...
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How Well Do You Think Standardized Tests Measure Your Abilities? - New York Times (blog)

How Well Do You Think Standardized Tests Measure Your Abilities? - New York Times (blog) | Assessment101 | Scoop.it
How Well Do You Think Standardized Tests Measure Your Abilities?New York Times (blog)…There is also the question of whether any standardized test is adequate or needed to evaluate certain sorts of student learning.
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'One-stop shop' helps teachers build, use formative assessments ...

'One-stop shop' helps teachers build, use formative assessments ... | Assessment101 | Scoop.it
It was then that they learned how to create formative assessments from an item bank of standards-based questions, give students the tests online, receive almost immediate feedback on how the students performed and then ...
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Assessing Pupils' Progress (APP): art, D&T and music (primary)

Assessing Pupils' Progress (APP): art, D&T and music (primary) | Assessment101 | Scoop.it
How do schools assess and monitor progress in art, D&T and music?
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The role of assessment « bluyonder

The role of assessment « bluyonder | Assessment101 | Scoop.it
A 21st century curriculum requires a 21st century approach to assessment, that is, assessment that provides insight not only into student learning but informs teacher instruction. In his paper 'Choosing the wrong drivers for ...
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Teacher looks at how people learn - Huntsville Item

Teacher looks at how people learn - Huntsville Item | Assessment101 | Scoop.it
Teacher looks at how people learnHuntsville Item“It's not anything against students,” Ulbig said. “It's just human nature to be easily distracted. As a professor, my teaching philosophy is to give them purpose for their learning.
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Screen Capture Software

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How can you use this tool for differentiating assessments?  Think about for English Langauge Learners, or learners who are merely visual learners...Capture anything you see on your PC screen with SnapIt. It is convenient tool for graphic designers, bloggers who capture and crop images for their posts, for tech writers who need to describe menus and interfaces of applications, web designers and those who work with graphics every day. It captures and auto saves images with one click.

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wwwatanabe: Formative Assessment and Differentiation

wwwatanabe: Formative Assessment and Differentiation | Assessment101 | Scoop.it
Formative assessment informs educators about student learning, and when done correctly, it also informs the students how to improve and move forward with their next goal. Teachers must know how to use that information to ...
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Maine DOE makes plans for improved accountability | Maine DOE ...

Maine DOE makes plans for improved accountability | Maine DOE ... | Assessment101 | Scoop.it
Our intention is to fully engage our citizens in creating a learner-centered accountability system that will assess both student learning and the learning strategies employed in our schools, develop a differentiated identification ...
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Student-run beverage service debuts at MHS - Mundelein Review

Student-run beverage service debuts at MHS - Mundelein Review | Assessment101 | Scoop.it

Authentic Assessment!...Student-run beverage service debuts at MHSMundelein ReviewRuthie Hauge ~ Sun-Times Media Students in the Supportive Learning Program at Mundelein High School are learning what it's like to run a business with the opening of a new student-run...

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10 Tools For Classroom Quizzes

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Making classroom quizzes more interactive can be an easy and fun way to do the same checks on understanding and comprehension without hearing the inevitable groans from the students.

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Fun tech tools!!

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Twitter / fcnortheastlc: Great formative assessment ...

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RT @fcnortheastlc: Great formative assessment idea in Ms. Upchurch's room at Abbotts Hill @Stabler11 http://t.co/evese8dm9W
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Private schooling myth debunked

Private schooling myth debunked | Assessment101 | Scoop.it
Children who attend private primary schools don't perform any better in NAPLAN tests.
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Looks a little funky when you click on the link, but it isn't spam or a virus.  It is a good article to read about the importance of feedback & formative assessment. Fulton PL. http://t.co/k9vAkYZP #edchat #cpchat...

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Amazon.com: Checking for Understanding: Formative Assessment Techniques for Your Classroom (9781416605690): Douglas Fisher, Nancy Frey: Books

Checking for Understanding: Formative Assessment Techniques for Your Classroom

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Amazon.com: Checking for Understanding: Formative Assessment Techniques for Your Classroom (9781416605690): Douglas Fisher, Nancy Frey: Books (Checking for Understanding: Formative Assessment Techniques for Your Classroom (Paperback): Checking for...
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Amazon.com: Making Formative Assessment Work eBook: Kathy Hall, Winnifred Burke: Kindle Store

Amazon.com: Making Formative Assessment Work eBook: Kathy Hall, Winnifred Burke: Kindle Store (Making Formative Assessment Work: Drawing on case studies from primary classrooms, this book analyzes how teache...)...
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Students assessed on their assessments - Northumberland Today

Students assessed on their assessments - Northumberland Today | Assessment101 | Scoop.it
Students assessed on their assessmentsNorthumberland Today"This school has a big focus on assessment practice so they are trying to get students involved and taking responsibility for their own learning so they can articulate, 'These are my...
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Engaged Learning enhances students' education - The Daily Campus

Engaged Learning enhances students' education - The Daily Campus | Assessment101 | Scoop.it
Engaged Learning enhances students' educationThe Daily CampusEngaged Learning is the sum of the knowledge and skills learned from dedicated professors and its actual application in an activity of interest to the student.
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Autonomous learning

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Lastly, another group of studies analyzed the importance of self assessment in learners. Based on the review of others' research studies, I have decided to study how students can learn to build their own knowledge with teachers' help.
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Students' performance outcomes and formative assessment

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The aim of this study was to find out the effect of formative assessment on learning English language on 11th graders students in Al Dhma' Model School.
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Lexia Learning Awarded Multi-Year Contract with Davenport Community Schools - MarketWatch (press release)

Lexia Learning Awarded Multi-Year Contract with Davenport Community SchoolsMarketWatch (press release)The program's functionality hones in on the specific areas where a student is learning, and that is a great feature!
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Creative Writing Contest Powers Up Student Learning - NJ TODAY

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Creative Writing Contest Powers Up Student LearningNJ TODAYThe Powered by the Sun Creative Writing Contest allows students to develop their language arts literacy, creative writing and presentation skills while also helping students to learn and...
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